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they are captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is monday, february 22nd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." an uber driver is suspected of a deadly shooting spree in michigan. this morning, we hear from passengers who say he picked them up after the rampage. marco rubio hopes a shrinking gop field will make him the anti-trump candidate. only on "cbs this morning," we will take you inside the american girl design studio to reveal its new historical doll. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. these were very matter of fact killings. they weren't rushed, they weren't hurried. he just walked up and shot people. >> a deadly shoot spree in kalamazoo. >> really heart breaking.
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>> we won with highly educated and pretty well educated and poorly educated. short people, fat people, skinny people, just one. >> the candidates for president right back at it after south carolina. and the nevada -- >> our message is resonating and, obviously, the proof of that is that hillary clinton is more or less echoing more or less of what we are sayinging. >> supreme court returns to work today without justice antonin scalia. >> the battle over filling his seat is just beginning. >> we are >>. the death toll growing from a cyclone ripping through fuji winds reaching 177 miles an hour. >> fire engulfed a megabust outside of chicago. >> fire came from everywhere. >> all that. >> 106-year-old virginia
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>> the closest finish in the daytona 500 ever. >> and all that matters. >> bob, do this with me. >> i declare you both the winners. >> bob, it wouldn't be a presidential campaign without you. >> thank you, john. how do you like that job? >> i like it all right. hi a great predecessor! >> on "cbs this morning." >> this is my final governor's dinner, at least my final one as president. i'm just -- i'm just kidding. it was a joke, people. i wanted to see how michelle would react! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. welcome "cbs this morning." the uber driver accused of a deadly michigan shooting rampage is expected today to be
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jason brian dalton is accused of shooting eight people saturday night in kalamazoo, killing six. >> several hundred mourners gathered at a church sunday night to pray for the victims. they include a father and teenage son gunned down at a car dealership and four women killed outside a restaurant. anna werner is at the kalamazoo county courthouse with a search for the motive. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you mentioned, jason dalton is expected to be arraigned here at the courthouse later today, facing some six murder charges. he had no criminal record and uber says that he passed a background check. now investigators say that he may have picked up at least one client during the shooting spree. the rampage began just before 6:00 saturday night. michigan state police say dalton first shot a woman multiple times in the parking lot of a kalamazoo townhouse complex and four hours later investigators
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and son at a car dealership eight miles away. less than 20 minutes later, police say dalton shot five more people in a cracker barrel parking lot and killing four men and critically injuring a 14-year-old girl. at 12:40 on sunday morning, police say the 45-year-old father of two was pulled over and arrested after leaving a kalamazoo bar parking lot and authorities found a gun in his car. you have no reason to think he knew any of these people? >> no. our common denominator here is him. i don't have connections between him and any of the victims. >> reporter: surveillance footage from this car dealership and cracker barrel helped kalamazoo authorities quickly identify the suspect driving a chef hhr. >> said something to him, this isn't the hhr, you're not the guy, are you? he kind of said no. >> reporter: mark dunton and two of his friends say they may have been dalton's last uber
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>> crazy to think somebody gone out and done these horrible things and come in with a straight fis like he is face and looking like he did nothing at all. >> reporter: this couple wish to remain anonymous. >> i half-heartedly joked at him said you're not the shooter, are you? he said, no. i said are you sure? and he said, no, i'm just really tired. >> he had a weapon in the car that he had just killed people with. >> reporter: in a statement on sunday, uber officials said they are heartbroken and reached out to police to help with the investigation. >> really good person. >> reporter: mia is a classmate of tyler smith, the high school senior died alongside his father at the car dealership. >> it's heart breaking and brings our community together but a long time before we move on. >> reporter: now prosecutor jeff getty says the first victim was surrounded by children when she was allegedly confronted by dalton and likely saved their
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he also calls what happened with that 14-year-old girl who is now in the hospital in critical condition, a miracle. doctors had pronounced her dead. she was on life support for organ donation when she unexpectedly squeezed her mother's hand. gayle? >> unbelievable twist to that story. thank you, anna. the republican presidential race is shifting to nevada this morning. donald trump path to the nomination is becoming much clearer. record voter turnout lifted trump to a big win in saturday's south carolina primary. he beat marco rubio by 11 points. ted cruz was a very close third. jeb bush suspended his campaign on saturday before they even finished counting the votes. he finished fourth in south carolina. dean reynolds is in las vegas where candidates are rushing to pick up support before tomorrow's gop caucuses. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, history appears to be on donald trump's side in this race, because in recent years,
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both the new hampshire primary and the south carolina primary, and then gone on to lose the nomination. >> i love to win. don't we love to win? love it. >> reporter: in georgia on sunday, trump sounded carried away by his big win in neighboring south carolina hours earlier. >> i tell you what, we are just going one after another. are we going to win georgia? yes. >> reporter: even a temporary blackout was not enough to dim his enthusiasm. >> don't turn the lights on! plus, we save on electricity, right? >> reporter: having raised questions about ted cruz's right to run for president, trump turned a similar argument against marco rubio sharing a tweet that questioned the florida's eligibility. though, trump said he wasn't sure one way or another the other. >> i haven't looked at it. somebody said he is not and i retweeted it. 14 million people between
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instagram. >> reporter: rubio said the move was typical trump. >> he says something edgy and outrageous and media flocks and covers that and no one else can get any coverage on that. >> reporter: second place finish in south carolina, rubio argued more than one way to look at trump's win. >> of the people left in this race no one can unite this party faster than i can. >> reporter: with the republican field shrinking, he seeses an advantage. cruz a close third on saturday, saw his own advantage. >> we are seeing people come together behind our campaign because we are the only campaign that has beaten donald trump and that can beat donald trump. >> reporter: now some pretty big crowds turned out for marco rubio's three events on sunday and for viewers with a sharp eye, yes, that is donnie e wallberg who showed up in nevada to
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though wahlberg acknowledged he has never voted for a republican presidential candidate in his life. >> dean, we are big fans of him. thank you, dean. south carolina is the next test in the democratic campaign. hillary clinton hopes to follow-up on saturday's victory in nevada. she beat bernie sanders by six points but the candidates are still arguing over who won a key segment of the voters. nancy cordes is in greenville, south carolina, where sanders campaigned yesterday after losing to clinton in nevada. >> reporter: good morning. that nevada victory was a huge relief for the clinton camp and preserved her front-runner status and they have no time to dwell on it because 13 contests in the next ten days, starting here in south carolina. shrugging off his nevada loss, sanders told a crowd of thousands in greenville, he's on a roll. >> if you look at national polls and you want to a candidate who
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candidate! >> reporter: tell that to clinton, who blitzed the vegas strip the last 48 hours to beat back a late sanders' surge. >> some may have doubted us but we never doubted each other! >> reporter: older voters, women and african-americans, were all key to clinton's victory. while younger voters, once again, were heavily for sanders. in a new memo, the clinton camp is disputing entrance polls that showed sanders won the latino vote by eight points. it is not possible that clinton lost the latino vote, the campaign writes, citing her double-digit win in the heavily latino clark county, home of las vegas. as the caucus we attended caesar's pals lass, the women voters were overwhelming clinton.
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>> reporter: the fight goes on! >> reporter: it's not academic. both candidates are trying to prove they have an appeal for minority votes. >> our support in the latino community has gone up and i think you're seeing our spaurt upport in the african-american community going up as well. >> reporter: sanders is winning the money raise according to january fund-raising totals. he outraised clinton last month by nearly 7 million and outspent her as well which could explain why she is in california today fund-raising. >> thanks. "face the nation" moderator and cbs news political director john dickerson is in washington. john, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> reporter: on the one hand, people say, marco rubio and others say donald trump is only getting one-third of the republican vote. a as well, other people suggest if anybody on the republican side wins new hampshire and south carolina, they are almost
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how do you bring those two ideas together? >> well, we are going to find out now. the field has will lowed and this is what the anti-trump forces have been hopefully, waiting for. one person that can represent the mainstream republican vote going up against donald trump. but the challenge then, and that person, marco rubio, says, is him, john kasich disputes that, but rubio is going to have to take the case to trump. what we saw in south carolina is what we see with every trump victory is that the new things that he can survive, just quickly what he survived in south carolina, being booed at two debates and taking on george w. bush and getting in a fight with the pope and he survived all of that to win. so he looks in pretty good shape right now. >> let's look forward to march 1st, super tuesday. who is best positioned to do well in those states, huge delegate load there. >> well, donald trump is best positioned. he has got the momentum of these wins. he is doing well in those
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obviously, ted cruz has an advantage in texas. he also -- cruz also has advantage in those southern states that are on super tuesday. but the problem for ted cruz is look at south carolina that was a state with 75 roughly percent of the evangelical voters and a lot of conservative voters and he couldn't beat trump there, after having been in sustained combat with him a month he couldn't beat him back. that suggests it's hard for him to do that on super tuesday. >> who benefits the most from jeb bush's departure from the race? it was an emotional time for him on saturday night. i'm wondering if you heard anything about that? >> both rubio and kasich said they have talked to people who donated to just about bush and have gotten some support. it looks like marco rubio is benefiting more. it's not so much the voters that will come to those two candidates, but it's the money and so, right now, it looks like marco rubio may be grabbing some of that more than john kasich. >> it continues. john dickerson, thank you so
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the supreme court returns to work this morning for the first time since the death of justice antonin scalia. thousands of mourners gathered in washington saturday for his funeral. scalia's son paul led mass at the nation's largest roman catholic church. jan crawford is at the supreme court where the remaining justices will hear oral arguments today in two cases. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i mean, today really starts an uncertain chapter for supreme court. none of these eight justices have ever served on the supreme court without justice scalia. but when they take their seats on the bench this morning, scalia's will be empty the next 30 days and it's going to be covered in a black memorial cloth. now, today's cases are run-of-the-mill. one is a criminal case and one about government contracts but it is hard to imagine an oral argument without justice scalia there. he was such a dominate presence and without scalia, remember, this court is now divided 4-4 along ideological lines.
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will probably end up in a tie and that means the lower court decision will stand, unless the supreme court decides to reset them for argument next term. >> jan, what are your sources telling you about where we are in terms of picking a successor for scalia? >> reporter: well, the president has already started reviewing files on possible nominees but the republicans are saying that, you know, they are not going to confirm anyone that he sends up to the senate with the court in the balance, they don't want him to turn it to the left. the stakes could not be any higher. >> jan, thank you so much. the fbi director is making a very personal and passionate plea in the standoff with apple over the san bernardino gunman's iphone. james comey writes we simply want the chance with a search warrant to try to guess the terrorist's pass code without the phone essentially self-destructing and without it taking a decade to guess correctly. that's it. he said we don't want to break
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master key loose on the land. we can't look the survivors in the eye or ourselves in the mirror if we don't follow this lead. tim cook says complying with the order would set a dangerous precedent. >> secretary kerry says a cease-fire in syria is closer than ever. bombings yesterday in damascus nd it killed up to 150 people. elizabeth palmer is on a rare trip inside the syrian capital at the scene of one of the attacks. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing just a few yards from where one of those massive car bombs went off. and the definite station is epic. the front of the buildings blown clean off. the people who lived in those apartments, the shopkeepers who had their businesses on the ground floor, they are all dead. isis was never party to
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commitment to total war. however, the other players in this war, this conflict, do say they are ready for some kind of a truce. president assad said he was ready it over the weekend and the opposition says they are going to try too. but the devil, as always, is in the details. when would it start? who would participate? who would monitor it? in northern syria, the syrian army, backed by russian planes, are conducting a huge offensive around syria's largest city aleppo aleppo. at the moment, they are winning. that may be a reason behind the scenes that the assad government is actually dragging its heels on any kind of truce. however, in the next couple of days, president obama is going to talk to russian president vladimir putin to try and add some heft to this push for some sort of limited pause in the war. >> incredible reporting there. thank you, elizabeth palmer in damascus
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the cdc said it underestimated the health risks of lumber liquidator's flooring. "60 minutes" last year reported they exceeded the u.s. safety limits for formaldehyde. it could lead to 2 to 9 extra cancer cases for every 100,000 people and the risk is recalculated to 6 to 30 cases. that is about three times higher. and that is after scientists contacted by "60 minutes" pointed out the mass mistake. one of racing most popular events ended in a dramatic photo finish. >> here they come to the line. this for the finish in the daytona 500! bouncing off each other! >> unbelievable. >> i think it was denny hamlin. >> hamlin by an inch. >> denny hamlin, my goodness. >> i got chills up my spine! that was amazing!
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>> no, i've never! >> denny hamlin's number 11 car squeaked by martin truex car for a win. the victory came about ten milliseconds. that is the closest margin in the history of the 58-year-old race. >> you can see it when you put it on pause and look at it but watching it in real-time is hard to tell. beyonce sparked controversy with her super bowl halftime show and police unions are
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i thought i would never live to get in the white house. >> well, you are here! >> and i tell you. >> you are here! >> i am so happy. >> we are happy to have you. >> a black president. >> look at him! right there. >> a black wife. >> that's me. >> and i'm here to celebrate like history. >> virginia mclaurin is her name and knows how to move at the ripe old at at 106 and she was dancing with excitement when she met the president and first lady this weekend. mclauren says her secret to staying on her feet at 106 is just keep moving. she literally ran to them and the president said, slow down, slow down! >> 106, and still going strong. >> she looks good. >> yes.
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growing police backlash over beyonce's super bowl halftime performance and what this could mean for security at the singer's upcoming concerts across the united states. legal expert rikki klieman shows us the latest legal setback for comedian bill cosby as his wife lost her battle to stay quiet but will she respond today to questions about the explosive allegations against her husband? that is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the connecticut post reports on a gun maker expected to ask a judge to ask him to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the newtown shooting. the company that made the rifle in the shooting is accused in a wrongful death suit but says it's protected by a 2005 law. the "los angeles times" talks about 26-year-old emma
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that she fears for her husband's life. she says she is being punished -- she says he is being punished in prison and describes him as a loving family man. last night, "60 minutes" showed the secret tunnel that el chap owe used to escape during a raid last month from prison. he was captured last year. peace talks for north korea failed last month. the talks were proposed by north korea but the obama administration said the atomic weapons program must be included. the north declined and tested a nuclear bomb days later. the new york city post reports on missing material found in iraq. the materiel was founded dumps in a gas station and stolen in november. the chicago sun times is reporting on a megabus that caught fire as a rider looked
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he was among the 40 passengers evacuated yesterday north of chicago. he tweeted the flames spread and nobody hurt but most of the luggage was lost. the company is cooperating with investigators. the backlash from bei don't know -- officers there could join colleagues across the country boycotting beyonce's upcoming concert. david begnaud is outside of marlins park in miami and that her first stop for the nation world tour. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the world tour kicks off right here in april and, already, some miami police officers say don't expect them to provide security for the event. and now you've got unions across the country saying they may take similar steps. and it is all cause critics say one of beyonce's new songs
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>> reporter: with fists raised and they say beyonce turned her super bowl halftime show in a group regarding the panthers. >> reporter: more than 150 million people watched the live performance of beyonce's new single. "formation." >> reporter: it's been described as a black power anthem. this music video eludes to high profile shootings of young african-american men. >> she has absolutely no respect for law enforcement. >> reporter: javier ortiz, president of the miami fraternal order of police accused beyonce of spreading an anti-police message. he said his members voted unanimously to opt out of security duty for her upcoming concert. >> there are reasons. many of the officers i have spoken to said they are not
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>> reporter: police unions in tampa and nashl ville said they will dot same when she performs in their cities. raleigh, north carolina, police tuesday. a simple proposal was rejected in dallas, texas. on twitter, tampa's police department downplayed the controversy insisting its officers have been in formation for days, signing up to keep the bee hive safe. >> reporter: last week, there was a planned anti-beyonce protest at nfl headquarters in new york but it fizzled because most of the people who showed up were her fans. back in miami, police say there will be plenty of security at beyonce's upcoming show. >> anybody who wants to go to that concert and wants to enjoy themselves at that concert can rest assure the police will be there to protect them. >> reporter: if you're wondering what beyonce has to say about
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to her representatives but did not hear back as of air time. she has 40 concerts this year and 16 sold out including the one here in miami. >> thank you, david. bill cosby's wife is expected to testify this morning in a defamation lawsuit against her husband over an -- after an overnight legal ruling. the comedian is being sued by seven women who claim that he sexually assaulted him and they say he branded them as liars when they shared their story publicly. camille cosby said the following. but late last night, a judge denied her motion. cbs news legal expert rikki klieman prosecuted sex crimes and defended sexual assault suspects. good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: what is behind the judge's ruling? >> the 1yu7b8g has had judge has had enough.
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it is time for you to sit and a time is now, today. >> what can she testify to and what can she use the marriage privilege and not testify? >> it's really interesting in massachusetts, charlie. this is a rare state. when we think of a privilege, it's usually in a criminal case where a witness says i am not going to testify against my spouse. however, in massachusetts, there is something called the marital conversation disqualification. what does that mean in english? very simple. if you have a conversation, husband and wife, anything you say during the course of that marriage privately is excluded from any testimony, including a deposition. that is a big exclusion. >> even though she is his business manager? >> doesn't matter. in massachusetts, despite articles to the contrary, in massachusetts, business matters if they are still between husband and wife.
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>> what do they think they are going to get from camille cosby? get plenty. observations. anything she saw, anything she heard other than from her husband. as a result of a conversation, mrs. cosby, what did you then do? did she ever write a check? >> can't she say i can't recall? >> of course, she can, if she doesn't recall. we will be in congressional testimony when somebody takes the fifth over and over fen again. the question is put to her and she says, according to the lawyer, is about to speak and the lawyer says do not answer the question. the lawyer who asked the question says, i certified the question. ultimately, each question will go to the judge. >> it's at the marriott hotel, a public place so she has to be paraded in front of the press.
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>> not uncommon and a bit unscenely but that is where it is. >> it is today's most popular toy and could be one of the most dangerous. ahead, the federal government issues a warning about hover boards and the fires they can cause and we will tell you how one manufacture is defending its product. if you're heading out the door, watch us live through the cbs all-access app and download that on your digital device. you won't want to miss our big reveal of the newest american girl doll. we will be right back. this is the joy for me. i love bread! i love bread. i now just manage it, so i don't deny myself bread, i have bread everyday. that's the genius of this program. i lost 26 pounds and i have
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season but, now, toys "r" us has reportedly pulled the toy from its website. it's saying manufacturers need to raise their safety standards immediately. >> you're right. >> reporter: hoverboards were featured recently in the nba slam dunk contest and phil on "modern family" got one last week as a gift. this is being linked to dos of fires in 24 states since december and resulting in millions of dollars in property damage. this home in nashville was destroyed by fire last month and this family's christmas celebration was ruined. >> sitting here on the floor and it just blew up! and sparks and fire started coming from the toy. >> reporter: on thursday, the consumer product safety commission issued newly updated voluntary safety standards to manufacturers, retailers and importers and is tase boards that do not imply pose an
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consumers who risk serious injury or death if their hoverboards ignite and burn. >> this is really a shot across the bow from the consumer product safety commission saying if you're bringing product in and not meeting these standards we consider them defective. >> reporter: the fires appear to stem from excess heat generated from the board's lithium batteries. >> can you look at this device and see the fire started inside the device. >> reporter: one of the manufacturers of cpsc is actively investigating is one of the biggest. swag way which has been hit with a class action complaint in december over an alleged fire. mashable.com says it received a statement from swagway on saturday saying we ask customers who purchased the swagway to refrain from using their boards in the interim. on sunday, swagway told cbs news there was a miscommunication and
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to stop using their hover boards and have met standards using the appropriate materials. swagway says it is in support of complying with the new guidelines set forth by the cpsc. swagway says no hoverboards meet these new standards but it has come up with a standard to meet those standards. it is important to note cpsc is calling these voluntary so for now it's a case of let the buyer beware. >> charlie rose, where do you keep your hoverboard? >> in the country. >> i hope it's near the pool so if it blows up, you can toss it in the pool. >> be careful with your toys, charlie. >> be careful, mr. rose! thank you, vlad. so many places i could go, but i'm not. go right here. some of the biggest names in music are backing pop star kesha.
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good morning. it is monday, february 22nd, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including the presidential candidates at a critical stage in the race to the white house. peggy noonan shows us how this weekend's results are changing the campaign. hear that song, peggy? first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. jason dalton is expected to be arraigned later today fading some six murder charges. >> in recent years, no republican has won both new hampshire and south carolina and gone on to lose the nomination. you're going to say, please, please, mr. president, we can't stand it any more! we don't want to keep winning! >> she is booed at two debates and taking on george w. bush and getting in fight with the pope
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>> a huge relief for the clinton camp but they have 13 contests in the next ten days. >> i'm standing from a few yards from one of those massive car bombs went off. the devastation is epic. >> the miami police officers say don't expect them to provide security because critics say one of the beyonce's new songs disparages police. >> jeb has been a great husband and son and great man and one of my four favorite sons. >> i know she is joking but that is what you say about your fourth favorite son. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by nationwide. >> ready, 7. cue charlie. i'm charlie rose are with gayle king and norah o'donnell. the presidential race is turning to south carolina.
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way towards her party's nomination. she has 501 convention delegates and bernie sanders has only 70. >> clinton's campaign was relieved after saturday as win in nevada. her razor-thin victor in y in iowa. sanders say they still have the momentum for the upcoming primaries and november election. >> nevada presidential caucus is tomorrow. the top three finishers will be campaigning in nevada today. trump trump swept the victory in saturday as voter turnout set a record. marco rubio edged out ted cruz for second place by over 1,000 votes and jeb bush's third disappointing loss in a row marked the end of his presidential campaign. he suspended his campaign before all of the votes were counted.
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contributor and is writing about the 2016 presidential race. good morning. >> good morning. it is monday! yea! >> we love monday. >> it was tough to see jeb bush on the stage pull out of the race. what do you think that says about where we are now? >> oh, my gosh. it says a million things. this was a candidacy that i was skeptical of actually from the beginning. it didn't seem to me that jeb was the answer to any question the republican base was asking. i think he proved that there is a lot of people in politics think we have got the money, we have got the money and we will blow you away. he had the money and he didn't blow anybody away. they think we can buy up all of the advisers and consultants and we are going to kill you. he handled all of those consultants and that talent and it didn't work. nothing is sure in politics and work. >> 150 million dollars didn't
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>> they say i wonder what is left and i wonder where it goes, you know? >> sometimes a right time to run and sometimes a wrong time to run. >> yeah, that's true. also. there was a funny -- joy was a highly successful two-term governor of florida. a while since he had run for office. he was not a great candidate. part of the reason, you constantly saw his sense of unease out there. that so me is strers mysterious and i wonder what it was about. in a way jeb was really working and on the other side his psyche wasn't into it and his smile i noticed never reached his eyes. you know? whereas a john kasich, he can't stop smiling. he is trying to get his eyes to calm down. >> a happy warrior. >> yeah, i think he is. >> donald trump is now leading in the 10 of the next 14 states, leading in the polls.
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>> well, you know, the proper approach of anybody prognosticating in politics right now is humidity lity. >> this doesn't seem like the year of humility. >> oh, no. i mean for prognosticators! i was to preface everything with, my god, nobody has any idea. but look. everybody thought donald trump would stop himself with his mouth, with his feeling you didn't know what he was going to say next and he didn't know what he was going to say next. he hasn't stopped himself and he has just grown on. interesting he had 25% of the party and polls and then maybe 30 and then maybe 34. it seems to me as he continues to roll up wins, as we expect he
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get higher which will affect things. >> look to the democrats. where do you think hillary is today? >> hillary is saved. she took it right in the face in new hampshire, had a dangerous loss. she just came back in nevada. she can now, i think, sort of subtly or not subtly paint her competitor bernie sanders as not a movement, but a little protest outlet. >> do you think bernie sanders has helped her? >> you know, i think so far in two ways -- assuming he doesn't beat her, he has helped her in the fact that he gave her someone to sharpen herself against when she ran but also forced her to come up with a meaning of her campaign, that meaning is, i think, if i'm reading it right, i believe in progress that is possible. i believe in politics is the art of the possible. that seems to me what she is saying. in other words, she is saying,
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he can't deliver anything. he is making all of these things up. >> all right, peggy. >> depending on how many new voters he can bring into the race. >> that is very exciting. even as it is on the trump side. new voters are a big part of it this year. >> still very early in the race. remember that. still very early in this race. thank you, peggy noonan. good to see you. pop star kesha is getting support this morning from some of the biggest names in music. a judge last week ruled she cannot leave her recording contract. now the pop star claims her producer who goes by dr. luke sexually abused her. he denies the allegations and has not been criminally charged. a number of female musicians are supporting kesha including taylor swift who donated $250,000 to help the singer financially. going down >> reporter: platinum selling pop star kesha says she wants to keep making hits.
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. the singer filed suit against her long time music producer dr. luke in 2014, claiming had he sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally abused her for a decade. her career on hold, kesha wants to be released from her contract with dr. luke and sony music entertainment. sony is refusing and says she can choose her own producer. friday, a judge agreed with the precord label and denying an injunction and leaving the 28-year-old singer in tears. >> opposite a criminal complaint, any medical records, a police report, or other evidence to support kesha claims, she could not rule that this contract should be set aside or terminated. >> reporter: both kesha's attorney and sony declined to comment but in a statement, dr. luke's attorney says the goal of kesha's counsel has been to obtain a more lucrative contract
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outrageous claims. outside the courthouse, the supporters voiced their anger at the decision. >> inhue mane. >> everything about this trial is sickening. >> sony shouldn't be trying to make money off a person a insulting them. >> reporter: female musicians are showing their support. demi tweeting the following. while lady gaga said i am in awe of your bravery. >> reporter: kesha could still be let out of her contract once her full case is heard. for cbs news, elaine quijano. >> there has to be a better solution to this. >> she is raising a lot of interests questions. it's going to be really fascinating to see how this turns out. >> i agree. >> she has a lot of support. he was just 14 when he got a shout-out from the president for his math skills. the teenager is part of a very small club.
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this morning our "pushing the limits" series goes to high school. calculus may be confusing for many people but we met two students who not only concustomered it but pulled off an achievement that stumped college professors. in fairfax, virginia, chip reid is adding up the success. >> reporter: when i walked into this classroom this morning, i thought i was walking into a language class, because that is greek to me.
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couple of high school students who know all of that and exactly what it means and a lot more. landon may seem like an ordinary 15-year-old. in many ways, he is. but he also knows what it's like, at least in math, to achieve perfection. the more than 300,000 students around the world who took the advanced placement calculus test last year he is one of only 12 who achieved a perfect score and most of the test takers were juniors and seniors. he was a 14-year-old sophomore. what does it feel like to have been perfect on this test? >> honestly, it's a little overwhelming. it's lots of interviews like this. >> reporter: and the tweet from the president? >> that was pretty cool. >> reporter: pretty cool? that is an understatement, right? >> yeah. >> reporter: his perfect score placed him in the top.004%.
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>> 25,000? >> reporter: i got 2,500. >> that would be -- it's .004%. >> oh, very good! he beat me at math. beating a tv news reporter at math is no big deal but landon's parents say perfection is a big deal for him. mom and dad, were you surprised he got a perfect score? >> i was surprised. >> reporter: not because you don't think highly of him? >> no, no. >> reporter: you thought else make a silly mistake? >> i did. that is just natural. >> reporter: even college professors who write the exams make mistakes. >> the professors don't expect this and it's remarkable when a high school student who doesn't have a college degree let alone a h. ph.d. in this subject area does not miss a point.
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calculus teacher ann watkins. >> reporter: can calculus be intuitive? >> absolutely. >> reporter: you come to calculus to push the limits? >> absolutely. one of my t-shirts say calculus students know their limits. >> reporter: that is something cedric understands as well, a 17-year-old senior in lincoln high school in los angeles, he, too, is one of the 12 students with a perfect score on the calculus exam. >> i like to absolutely -- math there is always an answer. but i know that there is not always an answer in upper level math. sometimes there are unsolved problems and just the unknown out there that makes me want to, you know, solve it. >> reporter: cedric's record with rubik cube is 15 seconds and he has a near obsession with avoiding careless errors in math. >> i don't like make is mistakes, i don't. >> reporter: cedric's mother is a nurse foreign in the
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maintenance worker originally from el salvador. >> this country offers a lot of good things to the immigrants, like us. so i'm just thankful. >> i didn't have the opportunity to -- we are here to help him do whatever he wants. >> reporter: aside from the perfect score, that is another big thing cedric and landon have in common -- parents who encourage their children to do their best. >> the problem with somebody like landon, his best just keeps getting better, so it's hard to know when he has done his best. >> reporter: as you can see, i've been using the time productively to sharpen my math skills and not sure about the last one. the number of today is 12. the number who had a perfect score on this exam. by the way, both landon and cedric want to be engineers. landon wants to possibly send a
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to design something that is so cool that his name will be known around the world. >> believe! i believe that is going to happen! >> i believe. >> that's right. >> i love both parents, too. the pride that both parents felt about their sons. >> yeah. >> really good to see. >> that is the american story. >> that's right. >> immigrants come here and their kids take a real place. >> succeed. don't we line it? the best just keep getting better. there is a high altitude trapeze act you won't see at the circus. the routine two miles above the record. you're watching "cbs this morning." . this morning" sponsored by only in theaters. a leading consumer testing publication recently tested the top laundry detergents. the winner - persil 2 in 1,
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our toyota green roo morning." coming up in this half hour, former cia and nsa director general michael hayden is in our toyota green room. there he is sitting with his brother harry. hello, hayden brothers! harry is here for mental support. we like it. we will explore apple's fight with the fbi. >> american girl is getting ready to release, the first look at the dole months before it goes on sale. that story is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the "los angeles times" reports on a damming study out
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still largely whitewashed. researchers at unc gave a failing grade to major media companies which when it came to including women and minorities from ceos down to minor character. the report found the film industry, quote, still functions as a straight white boys club. the "new york post" reports that author harper lee kept an apartment in manhattan. her "to kill a mockingbird" was set in the south and claimed alabama was her home. one neighbor in new york remembers her as hospitalible and she made them promise not to reveal details about her life. harper was laid to rest over the weekend. "the new york times" says a vaccine, since the government started recommending the hpv vaccine, the number of girls with the disease has fallen 64%.
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aged 20 to 24. the vaccine is more effective than anyone anticipated. the new orleans times is reporting anthony davis scored 59 points with 20 rebounds. the only player to report that in modern nba history. that is huge. >> 59 is a lot of points in the nba. he has prel real promising potential. tension is on display in the fbi's standoff with apple over the san bernardino terrorist iphone. a powerful intelligence insider is weighing in. retired general major michael
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principle, but the government has a point. hayden created and oversaw programs designed to keep americans safe. he is director of the national security agency and director of the cia in the past and he is now telling his side of the story in a new book called "playing to the edge american intelligence in the age of terror." general hayden, good morning. >> good morning. >> let's look at the fbi story and make sure we understand exactly what you think. you have on the one hand, the fbi says we ought to be able to look at this. we need you to help us do it and only asking you to do it one time. >> right. >> ian >> apple says no such thing as one time. it means we are opening up privacy and violating the privacy of those people who buy iphones. what do you say. >> this is a morality play for the theme of the book which i describe is tough choices and not about the forces of light and the force of darkness.
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things we want, liberty and safety and acting out in this particular sphere. i think apple is right in terms of opposing universal back doors to make it easier for any government to get into encrypted communications. >> but is that what the government is asking them? >> no. but i am not convinced that what the fbi is asking apple to do in san bernardino is that. and i think the burden of proof is on apple to show that there is an inevitable slippery slope from this very targeted focused request from the bureau, a slippery slope from that to this thing over here. charlie, look. as you said, i ran nsa. back doors are back doors. if they are in there, good security services around the world will exploit that and take advantage of that. >> government too? >> the government actually wish us no good. >> you also say in the book when it comes to national security and protecting our privacy and our lives, sometimes you have to go right to the edge and do
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>> is it a bit of a contradiction to say, well, i don't totally oppose i agree with a back door? do you know what i'm saying? >> gayle, i get it and this is a perpetual gray area and never easy choices but there are lines. i say playing to the edge and you should not go beyond a certain point. in my judgment, in this particular case is that universal back doors, although it may facilitate american law enforcement for very good purposes, on balance, on balance, actually are an overall negative for american security, not just american privacy. >> why would law enforcement or intelligence agencies need the iphone exactly? in other words, you can go through the cloud. they have already checked his phone records, know who he has spoken with and pretty much cleaned a lot of material doing all of that. >> they have. and that is one of the arguments folks like me use for no universal back doors.
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but, norah, in this particular case, it wasn't backed up to the cloud. and -- >> for the past 44 days before the attack? >> right. and you can't get it to talk to the cloud without getting into it and changing its cloud code. and so you're back to apple needs to suppress the current ios which will destroy the data if you have unsuccessful attempt to open it. >> can you clear something up for me? it's interesting to me to watch on saturday the fbi put out a blog case and this morning, tim cook e-mailing. a public relations war going on between the two of them. isn't it true in the past apple has been cooperative and worked with the cia in the past? >> i won't get into operational details and apple has made it quite public they have been cooperative with american law enforcement with cases like this one but now apple is drawing this line.
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>> i wouldn't get into the specifics. that is one of the detailed arguments that tilts this one way or the other. >> interesting thing is district attorney of new york has said he has got about 170 cases in which he can't gain access to an iphone and he needs that evidence in terms of dangerous criminals. >> no. frankly, charlie, i think the u.s. attorney here making that case undercuts jim comey's argument that i got one off that i need your help. >> can we talk about your book for a second? >> please! >> here you are, the master secret keeper. for years you keep all of the secrets and now you're writing a book about the secrets. i'm curious will the process for you and was it difficult for you to do? did you struggle with it? >> first of all, i've been doing this for a while. >> yes. >> i kind of know my own limits. >> got it. >> so i write to what i think the edge is in terms of classification.
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cleared and, in this case, by cia, and nsa and the director of national intelligence. and, frankly, gayle, in the conversations, i pretty much got to say everything i wanted to say, even if not in all cases i got to say it the way i wanted to say it. >> what was your process? >> i picked a topic. let's take the syrian nuclear reactor. >> let's take that. >> long airplane rides with my ipad and kind of put out about 2,500, 3,000 words stream of consciousness and realized a lot of i don't remember. documents. ask to talk to people. meet with them. have. now i'm about 80%, 85% of the particular chapter. >> can i ask you about the current presidential debate? i know you know bob gates well, the former secretary of defense. he has essentially said it would be -- it's embarrassing the level of dialogue that is going on.
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to carpet bomb isis into oblivion, would that be possible? >> no and it would be unmoral and unworthy of a republic like ourselves. secretary gates is absolutely right. remember, i began by saying these are hard issues and an infin in gray. >> donald trump said he would waterboard. >> he said he would waterboard and a lot worse because they deserved it. this was never looking backward. this was trying to keep americans safe looking forward. people can argue what we did but it was never a form of punishment. >> do drones raise any morality question for you? >> obviously, i was intimately involved in targeted killings and in detail in the book and always raises moral questions. when the phone would ring in the middle of the night, charlie, i mean this, before i would pick
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listen up. whatever you are going to decide on this call, you're going to live with the rest of your lirve. >> i've been told by cia directors there have been moments they identify where they would get by a drone a leading terrorist and they have decided not to because they knew the family was too close. >> well, you make these value judgments all the time. the laws of war, necessity proportionality and distinction and it goes through your mind. i tell a story in the book with the united states, where they took a shot at a wmd exert for be al qaeda even though his grandson was nearby. we contributed to the intelligence to that shot. >> you had to make the decision. >> the united states had to make not? we tried to avoid the civilian loss of life. >> but the grandson was killed in that scenario? . you had you can live with that? >> i can but without cavalier, i have grandchildren. when you're director of these
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have your personal moral self but you're acting on behalf of the nation and you have to realize it's a failure to make a tough decision. the failure to take that kind of shot could actually lead to something catastrophic. >> general hayden, thank you. the book is called "playing to tomorrow. only on "cbs this morning," inside the designed studios at
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american girl is celebrating its 30th anniversary this summer. it will release a new historical doll. jericka duncan went inside the design studio to get the first look at melody, the company's third black doll in its be forever historical line. >> reporter: for the last 30 years, american girl dolls have brought countless smiles to faces of little girls. >> i like her! >> reporter: what is it about american girl? >> i think it's that we have stayed true to our mission and our purpose, and while it would be really easy to call us a doll company, we have always seen ourselves as story tellers. >> reporter: vice president of marketing julia prohas ka says their doll comes with books that tap into imagination while providing a rich history lesson.
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and advice for girls that really are intended to help them be their personal best. >> reporter: stories like kia, is a native american girl who wants to become a leader for her people. or addie, a child slave who escaped to freedom. what wrol do you think the doll industry has in making sure there is diversity and little girls see that at a very early age? >> i think the doll industry has a very heavy responsibility in reflecting what is true about our society. >> reporter: but in 2014, the company was criticized for discontinuing four characters. two were minorities. african-american and a chinese american. in the 30 years, you've designed over 20 character dolls but only three of them had been black. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: why is that? >> when we launched addie, the universal feeling was that we needed to address the very difficult topic of slavery
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experience in black history. >> then the orange one. >> reporter: this summer, american girl is addressing another chapter of black history with the release of melody ellison. >> so here she is. >> reporter: she is a 9-year-old girl growing up in detroit during the 1960s several times era who loves to sing and uses her voice to make a difference. why did it take until 2016 to see a doll that is representative of arguably one of the most important period for african-americans today? >> well, we do approach every character very thoughtfully so this isn't something we rush into. we are not looking to address critical demand. we are looking to tell stories in the most authentic and genuine way that we possibly can. >> reporter: clinical psychologist dr. charlene jackson supports what american girl is doing, but stresses the importance of seeing more modern stories for african-american dolls. >> as we encourage our children
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want also to teach them and show them that who they are right now in 2014 is fabulous as well. >> probably purchased about 200 different books. >> reporter: mark spells is the senior historian who developed melody's story. >> when we learn about the civil rights we learned about many and important people. >> reporter: to ensure her story was authentic, american girl formed a six-panel advisory board, made up of his tore torians and educators including the late civil rights bond. they worked with the board to bring melody's story to life. >> this doll is different. >> reporter: when it came to choosing her hair, northrop consulted the panel several
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she even has her own bed and recording studio that plays music from motown. >> reporter: to build and keep interest in a company that has seen annual sales drop over 9% since 2013, american girl launched a new campaign last year. >> i pledge my strength to the team. >> reporter: encouraging girls to take a pledge to empower each other and american girl, so it will be around for another 30 years. >> for all. >> thank you! we understand that more than 50,000 have taken that pledge and melody will be on stores late this summer. >> we like medically lody.
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